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Species Okanagana magnifica

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tibicininae
Tribe Tibicinini
Genus Okanagana
Species magnifica (Okanagana magnifica)
Size
One of our largest Okanagana
Identification
Identified by yellow costa extending past the node, black dorsum and pronotum. Wings with apical cells thickened.
Range
CA east to CO
Habitat
Pinyon/Juniper
Life Cycle
Host is Juniper
Remarks
A protoperiodical cicada that is dependent on a cumulative precipitation schedule.

A very similar species, Okanagana sperata is found in Northern California and is only separable by the male genitalia. Females are unidentifiable, though the song is unknown for sperata.
Print References
Chatfield-Taylor, W. and Cole, J.A. 2017. Living rain gauges: cumulative precipitation
explains the emergence schedules of California protoperiodical cicadas. Ecology 98: 2521-2527.